[time-nuts] Three Phase Power
jfor at quik.com
Wed Jun 29 13:38:47 UTC 2011
My point was that it is largely governmental regulation and hurdles to
building new plants that drive up the cost of new electricity. The current
administration wants power prices to "skyrocket" and have said so.
The same thing applies to the overregulation of many other industries.
Look at the idiocy of RoHS and solder.
> They ARE a lot cheaper than actually building more power plants.
> What with all the government permits and lawsuits that takes time, money,
> A "Smart" grid is much simpler, and can make them just as much money.
> Tom Frank
> On Jun 27, 2011, at 5:49 PM, J. Forster wrote:
>> IMO, smart meters are a greased, very slippery, slope toward power
>> rationing or fines for "overconsumption"
>>> Will & Bill,
>>> Centerpoint Energy has reached the epitome of laziness and is
>>> everyone over to "smart meters" so people can better
>>> monitor their usage... In reality it does nothing more than offer
>>> real-time monitoring for the power company, and they no longer
>>> have a use for meter-readers...
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